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How To Talk To Your Employer About Sponsoring Your Work Visa

As a non-resident, it's important to know how to talk to U.S. employers about immigration. Here are some pointers to help you navigate those conversations with confidence.

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Startup Spotlight: Interstride is Closing the Opportunity Gap for International Students

Interstride is closing the opportunity gap for international students through technology and university partnerships. Here, Co-Founder and CEO Nitin Agrawal shares his own journey as an international student and startup founder.

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O-1A Criteria for Startup Founders

There are eight criteria for the O-1A visa. The good news? You only have to meet a minimum of three criteria to qualify for the O-1A.

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How to Apply For an O-1 Visa

At Legalpad, we often work alongside startup founders who need help discovering what different types of work visas are available to them, and which ones are the best fit for their specific goals and individual immigration cases.

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How to Strengthen Your Employment-Based Green Card Profile

Some founders naturally qualify for a green card because of their accomplishments. For others, it is important to proactively build up a strong EB1 or EB2 NIW profile.

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EB-2 Exceptional Ability Criteria Explained

Even if you don't have an Advanced Degree, you can still qualify for the EB-2 by proving that you have "Exceptional Ability."

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Can I Get a TN Visa as a Startup Founder?

Yes, Canadian and Mexican startup founders can qualify for the TN nonimmigrant visa! Here we review whether the TN is a viable option for you.

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Everything You Need to Know About New Office L-1s

The L-1 is a work visa that enables multinational companies to transfer international employees to a U.S. office. But what if your company does not have a U.S. office yet? This article will help you prepare for filing a new office L-1.

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The O1 vs TN Visa

The O-1 visa and TN visa both allow Canadian and Mexican professionals to work in the U.S. But other than that, the O-1 and TN are very different. We’ll help you weigh the pros and cons of each.

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How To Set Up a Board for U.S. Immigration Purposes

What does it mean to establish an employer-employee relationship when you're the founder of your company? And how does setting up a Board of Directors help with this?

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Overview Of “Administrative Processing” And How To Avoid It

To avoid administrative delays, it's best to sufficiently demonstrate that you meet the requirements for your visa classification. We'll show you how!

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Founder Spotlight: Romil Verma of Outdefine

Immigrant entrepreneur Romil Verma is pioneering a venture-backed decentralized talent network with his company, Outdefine. We interviewed him to learn more about Outdefine, and how the O-1 visa paved the way for him to build the company full-time.

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